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12/12/2018 Member News
The hunt for oil along Florida's Atlantic coast may be a reality again, but what does that mean for marine life?

The hunt for oil along Florida's Atlantic coast may be a reality again, but what does that mean for marine life?

By Xander Peters

"The opposition is really people who are anti-oil and gas, or entities that are anti-oil and gas," Adams says. While IAGC has waited for the past four years to have its incidental harassment authorization approved, she says, there have been 22 other authorizations, none of which has faced opposition. "The only difference between those surveys and the surveys that we are doing now is that we are exploring for oil and natural gas resources." The other authorizations, Adams says, supported searches for renewable energy opportunities.

Adams says she and her fellow industry colleagues "care about the environment" and are exploring "in an environmentally safe manner." 

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